Blog Posts in December, 2014

  • If a Law Enforcement Officer Pats Me Down, Can He Seize Anything that He Discovers On Me?

    If a law enforcement officer pats me down, can he seize anything that he discovers on me? As in most cases, the answer to this questions is - it depends. The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits law enforcement officers from conducting unreasonable searches and seizures. This means that officers need a search warrant to search you or to seize anything that they find during ...
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  • Recovering Attorney's Fees in Civil Cases

    Innocent plaintiffs are often frustrated by the need to pay attorney's fees despite their legitimate claims against wrongful defendants. Understandably, many plaintiffs believe that they would not need to spend money on legal fees if the defendant had not acted wrongfully. Thus, successful plaintiffs often seek to have the defendant pay their legal fees for them. Unfortunately for such plaintiffs, ...
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  • Fight 30-Day Civil Revocation

    The Process To Fight The 30 Day Civil Revocation In North Carolina, if you are charged with driving while impaired (" DWI ") and refuse to submit to a breath test or blood test, or receive a result of .08 or greater then you will be subject to an immediate 30 day civil revocation of your driver's license. While you have a right to a criminal trial on the final issues in the criminal charges, the ...
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